This one has been challenging for me, to say the least. But my therapist wants me to work on it, and I thought it might help you, too. I’ve had such a hard time this year with my health (Meniere’s disease and the vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and vertabra misalignment that came with it), which … Read more Release resistance
Beauty is… Something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It can be something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell the whole world, or something small that you notice for the first time. Anything that makes you smile, laugh, feel good – if even for … Read more Beauty is…
TRUTH: I had scheduled this new design to launch two months ago, but then… life had a different plan, and I had to focus on healing from my atlas misalignment. When we took this picture a couple of weeks ago, I was in a lot of pain and almost delayed the launch yet again. But … Read more ONCE YOU STOP CHASING HAPPINESS, YOU FIND IT (Women’s Tees)
I’m so excited to bring you the newest design in the I Choose Beauty collection! 🥳️ INTRODUCING… ONCE YOU STOP CHASING HAPPINESS, YOU FIND IT️. Stop thinking you’ll only be happy once this, that, or the other happens (new job/house/boyfriend etc.). How will you ever have happiness right now if you believe it’s somewhere else? … Read more #IChooseBeauty Day 2107 (New design in the shop!)
Can you tell I’m wearing readers under my sunglasses?! 🤓 I know… total dork move, right??! I didn’t realize it’d be so obvious. 😬I had them on because I couldn’t see the button for my camera phone to take this picture!🤣🤣🤣 As I sip on my refreshing herbal mint iced tea with my double glasses … Read more #ICHOOSEBEAUTY (Unisex Tees)
You wouldn’t stop working out, become sedentary, and expect to magically stay in shape, would you? Same goes for your mind. Both your body and your brain need consistent exercise to be healthy. All our mugs are created using the healing power of words, and come in two sizes – 11 oz. and 15 oz. … Read more TRAIN YOUR BRAIN LIKE YOU EXERCISE YOUR BODY (Mugs)
I remember being mad at myself for being so depressed. Why couldn’t I better manage the hand I was dealt when others going through much worse were able to be positive and seemed so much stronger? Why couldn’t I be strong like them? But the truth is, we all respond to experiences differently. And that’s … Read more Don’t ever feel bad for feeling bad
If you’re like the old me, you’re probably rushing around your life going to work, running errands, etc. and barely noticing your surroundings. It’s easy to do. But when you challenge yourself to really look for beauty as you go about your day, you’ll be amazed at what you see. That’s what happened to me … Read more What beauty did you see today?
Did you know that noticing the beauty in your world has been scientifically proven to help you find joy and meaning in everyday life? It’s true! Beauty can be something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It’s something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell … Read more Notice beauty, find joy
Take the FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge. It’s 30 days of guided beauty treasure hunts to help you find the light. And I’ll be there to support you every step of your journey. Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty to photograph and … Read more Going through a dark time? Find the light with us.
Tank ‘tude strong! Not to toot my own horn …but these I Choose Beauty tanks are perfect for working out. I have about a dozen of them (of course), pick one depending on my mood, and wear it with yoga pants to my Pilates or barre classes, and when I go on walks. The inspirational … Read more The perfect workout tanks
This may be easier said than done, but I want you to try it anyway — Focus on what is, not what should be. If you’re upset about something that’s out of your control, accept it for what it is. If you can’t do anything about it, stop wasting your energy wishing it away. Instead, … Read more Focus on what it, not on what should be
We all have goals. Financial goals, health goals, personal goals. Sometimes, they’re pretty big goals. While we’re reaching for them, they can seem so far off, and it’s easy to feel like we’re getting nowhere fast. A couple of years ago, I started keeping track of my small wins in this notebook. It makes such … Read more Always celebrate your small wins
“When I recall where I was, I’m so grateful that I found a way out of it. I still have dark days, but #IChooseBeauty helps me remember that even in the midst of a lot of bad, there’s always something good.” Sahar Aker That was my quote in Experience Life Magazine a couple of years … Read more In the midst of the bad, there’s always something good
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/ BE HAPPY WITH NOW: This is one of my personal favorite mantras from the I Choose Beauty collection, and honestly… something that took a bit to get through my head. Just because you want more in your life doesn’t mean what you have now isn’t meaningful. You can still go after your dreams. But … Read more BE HAPPY WITH NOW – Women’s Tees
If you scroll through the #ichoosebeauty feed (“recent posts”), you’ll see pictures of beauty that many of you in this incredible Instagram community have posted. Pictures that make you AND other people feel good (myself included). I can’t tell you how much I LOVE seeing your pictures! They always brighten my day. 😎 So… I … Read more See beauty, share beauty, spread beauty
I feel like I’m constantly challenged with this one, because… life, right? It seems like there’s always something happening that we didn’t expect. But when we look for some kind of opportunity during those difficult times, it can help us get through them. For example… my recent Meniere’s disease diagnosis and subsequent 10 weeks of … Read more Look for the opportunity in your crisis
I wear this BREATHE pendant almost every day, not just because it’s pretty …but also because it’s a great grounding tool. I hold it for comfort when I’m anxious or stressed and my mind is racing. It reminds me that I can calm down by taking a few deep breaths.⠀ Shop the BREATHE pendant here. … Read more BREATHE pendant (and grounding tool)
A couple of months ago, I shared with you my new I Choose Beauty design – ️WHEN IT’S DARK, LOOK FOR THE LIGHT. And then… my Meniere’s disease dizziness took over, and radio silence…⠀ I had to put a lot of things on hold while I healed, including my ICB Shop.⠀ This mantra has even … Read more WHEN IT’S DARK, LOOK FOR THE LIGHT (Re-launch)
Take a minute to notice and appreciate the beauty all around you – maybe it’s some interesting cloud shapes, a text from a friend, or a song that makes you smile – whatever speaks to you. Research shows if you do this, you’re more likely to find joy and meaning in everyday life. What beauty … Read more What beauty did you see today?